PARAMUS, N.J. -- Edmund F Passarelli Jr., 79, of Paramus, died Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Before retiring, he was an independent agent for State Farm Insurance Co. in River Edge for more than 40 years. He was a parishioner of the R.C. Church of the Annunciation in Paramus, a former member of the Italian American Club of Paramus, the NRA in Fair Lawn, a member of the River Edge Volunteer Ambulance Corp for many years and the American Legion Post #1000 in River Edge. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served our country proudly.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Lauren Passarelli, Edmund Passarelli III and his wife Cynthia, Marc Passarelli and his wife Diane and Kim Rio and her husband Charles; grandchildren,Thomas, Michael, Austin, Jennifer, Erica, Bella and Chase; and sisters, Linda Sokol and Marilyn Baal.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 S. Farview Ave, Paramus. There will be a funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at the funeral home followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at the R.C. Church of the Annunciation, 50 W. Midland Ave., Paramus. Entombment ill be in Garden of Memories, Township of Washington.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.